Summer 2018 Beach Bag Essentials List

My Summer 2018 Beach Bag Essentials List is pretty basic- you need a good kimono, some heavy duty lipstick, a high quality mineral bronzing spray, a good pair of Statement Earrings, and of course, fashion magazines and an adorable straw tote!

SHOP | Stella & Dot:Earrings (under $45) // Straw Bag (under $75) // Kimono // Lipstick (or get my favorite trio set HERE– 3 colors for $20!) // Bronzing Sunscreen // Plush White Fur Rug (2’x6′ or 2’x3′)

1. A good statement earring and kimono is a must- These statement earrings from Stella & Dot will not disappoint! Hand beaded geometric shapes playfully create the perfect pop of color. They feature a Shiny Gold Finish, have a 2 ½”, Statement Weight and Titanium Ear Posts.

2. The kimono linked above is another favorite from Nordstrom, Featuring a silky finish and bright floral print. This ultra-versatile kimono can be tossed over any outfit to make it instantly more stylish!

3. This Bronzing Mineral Sunscreen is from my beloved Target- It’s an all natural opaque mineral bronzing sunscreen with SPF 30 and is infused with probiotics and caffeine to keep your skin healthy and tight while protecting it. It’s free of chemical UV absorbers and is water resistant for up to 80 minutes! It’s balanced formula makes it easy to apply evenly and it’s a non-propellant continuous spray. It’s also 100% vegan & cruelty-free!

4. A pouf/pouch to keep all of your important small items (cash, credit cards, lipstick, chapstick, etc) from getting lost in your tote! Here are a few of my favorites:

Stella & Dot // Photo Floral Pouf

Stella & Dot // Embroidered Lashes Mini Pouch

Stella & Dot // Black/Cream Stripe Pouf

There are so many more prints/styles to choose from! You can shop/browse them all HERE

So plan that trip in style! What are your must-have travel companions? Let me know in the comments below! Happy Monday, Fashionistas!

xx, Torey Mongelli | Bright Peonies

The Best 2018 Pre-Memorial Day Sales Happening Right Now // American Eagle // Stella & Dot

More Rose please! 😏

Today I’m sharing with you two of the best 2018 Pre Memorial Day Sales to hop on right now! I’m also highlighting pieces that I just ordered to update my Summer Wardrobe!

STELLA & DOT:

Stella & Dot is having their HUGE promotional sale right now! A client favorite- that’s right, ladies, Dot Dollars is BACK! For every $50 spent, you get $25 back in Dot Dollars! Literally shopping at 50% off! So- spend $100, get $50 back, spend $150, get $75 back, etc etc! No code needed. An email will be sent to you with your Dot Dollars Codes to use after your qualifying purchase during the redemption period.

Here are a few of my top Stella & Dot Summer must-haves:

SHOP | Stella & Dot // Harbor Versatile Hat Enjoy the Summer sun with this adorable woven straw fedora! Each hat comes with two band options – a black pom pom band and a blue/gold fringe band – so you can mix and match to complement any outfit this season! // American Eagle Distressed Denim Shorts // HERE (be sure to continue reading for that $10, $25 or $40 off code with American Eagle’s Pre-Memorial Day Sale!) // Similar “Rose” Tank // HERE (under $25!) // Metallic Flat Sandals (SOLD OUT) Similar style I’m crushing on from Target HERE (under $25!)

Some more Stella & Dot must-haves this summer:

SHOP | Stella & Dot // Signature Engravable Clover Necklace // Signature Engravable Bar Necklace Available in Gold, Rose Gold & Silver with 2 different styles to choose from- and yes, personalization is absolutely free! // Pave Horn Charm with any of the Delicate Chains

AMERICAN EAGLE:

SHOP | AMERICAN EAGLE // X High Waisted Distressed Jegging

Y’all know I love some AE jeans- they highlight all the right places, if you know what I mean! 😏

Now (5/17) through Monday (5/21) you can score $10 off $50, $25 off $100, and $40 off $150+ using code YAYMAY at checkout!

Some other AE pieces I snagged & their direct links:

American Eagle Double V Ruffle Romper

AE Ruffle Peplum Criss-Front Romper (ON SALE- ONLY $13.99!!!)

AE NeXt Level Midi Short

Want to know my secret on doubling up the savings? Shop all the women’s clearance & then add the promotion that fits your cart total!

That’s part one- stay tuned for part two! Happy shopping, Fashionistas!

xx, Torey Mongelli | Bright Peonies

A Flawless Summer Outfit to Copy Right Now | Bright Peonies Blog

SHOP | Accessories // Stella & Dot: TAJ CLUTCH, CAMELLIA STATEMENT NECKLACE, BRACELETS or HERE, Similar Sunnies

OUTFIT: STRIPED TEE, DENIM, CARGO TOPBOOTIES

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend, and cheers to us for making it through another hectic work week!

This outfit is definitely a must-have in your spring and summer wardrobe! It features a little bit of all of the top Fashion trends- a Striped Tee, white distressed denim, blush tones, booties and fringe– and each piece can be paired with almost anything to create multiple looks!

Let’s talk about these gorgeous accessories.

Taj Clutch: This conversation starter features bold and beautiful printing and embroidery on a textured cotton canvas. It’s darling for date night dresses and cool with any kind of denim- this clutch adds instant style to any look with minimal effort.

• Dimensions: 8 1/4″ Height x 12 1/2″ Length

• Exterior: 100% Cotton

• Interior: Polyester lining with 1 slip pocket and 6 credit card slots

Camellia Statement Necklace: Taking it back to Stella& Dot’s roots with hand sculpted floral motifs featuring enamel and sparkle detail. This floral party rests above elaborate embroidered leaves with sequin, sparkle, and beaded accents. Wear this as one cohesive look or detach the leaf strand for a smaller floral statement necklace (as pictured)

• Vintage Gold Finish

• 19” with 3 ½” Extender

• Lobster Clasp Closure

Cheers to the weekend, fashionistas! Shop till you drop.

xx, Torey Mongelli | Bright Peonies